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Metzler, Christopher

Metzler, Christopher

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brain and Behavior Institute

Chris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UMD. His research develops new systems and algorithms for solving problems in computational imaging, machine learning, and wireless communications. Before joining UMD, he completed a postdoc in the Stanford Computational Imaging Lab. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Rice University in 2013, 2014, and 2019, respectively. Chris has received several awards and fellowships including a AFOSR Young Investigator Program award, an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellowship, an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, a DoD NDSEG Fellowship, and a NASA Texas Space Grant Consortium Fellowship. 

Research Areas: Computer Vision and Machine Perception, AI and Robotics, Machine Learning and Data Science

Interest Areas: Computational Imaging, machine learning, Statistical Signal Processing

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